Technical Evangelist

Germany, UK, Spain, Malta

The Hornetsecurity Group is the leading cloud security provider in Europe, which protects the IT infrastructure, digital communication and data of companies and organizations of all sizes. Its services are provided worldwide via 11 redundantly secured data centers. The product portfolio covers all important areas of email security, including spam and virus filters, legally compliant archiving and encryption, as well as defense against CEO fraud and ransomware. With more than 350 employees, the Hornetsecurity Group is represented globally at several locations and operates in more than 30 countries through its international distribution network. The premium services are used by approximately 50,000 customers including Swisscom, Telefónica, KONICA MINOLTA, LVM Versicherung and CLAAS.

For our location in Hannover/ Berlin/ Reading/ Bristol/ Barcelona/ Madrid or Malta we are looking for a passionate Technical Evangelist to join our fast-growing company. Hornetsecurity provides award-winning email security and data protection services to businesses worldwide and you can play a key part in our continued success.

Joining a team of other Technical Evangelists, authors, and speakers already working with us, you will represent and raise awareness about Hornetsecurity while helping us grow IT community engagement and recognition.

This is an excellent opportunity for an IT professional specialized in security, who has a keen interest in educating and community building.


Job description details

  • You speak on behalf of Hornetsecurity at IT trade shows, training events, and local user groups in the US and Europe.
  • You contribute to our educational content marketing efforts in terms of writing and presenting (videos, webinars, live online events, and podcasts).
  • You support our content marketing editorial team through topic ideation and editorial reviews of written articles provided by our team of freelance authors.
  • You record product-focused videos (explainers, tutorials, etc.) and running product-focused webinars to support product marketing efforts.
  • You participate in pre-sales calls as the technical expert, to support Sales in high-value conversations with prospective customers and partners.
  • You write and edit white papers and similar product-focused educational pieces to be used for wider marketing efforts.
  • You participate in 3rd party online IT communities and Social Media platforms, positively representing Hornetsecurity and regularly putting forward our educational content.
  • As an important internal resource for multiple departments, you will also apply your technical knowledge and experience to support product engineering, management, and research.
  • You help us grow our internal community of evangelists, authors, and presenters from time to time by putting your networking skills to work.
  • You are an IT security expert, ideally holding an MVP – or similar designation, with in-depth knowledge on email vulnerabilities, data protection, and the latest trends in cyber attacks.
  • You have in-the-trenches experience as an IT professional, ideally (also) within an MSP environment.
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • You possess strong verbal communication skills, with a keen ability to explain complex theories and technologies simply and effectively. Confident presenter and speaker, with experience in a similar role.
  • You have strong writing and editing skills and knowledge of best practices on how to present written and visual content to maximize reader/viewer engagement.
  • You have strong time management skills.
  • You hold an MVP or similar designation.
  • You are experienced to host on live webinar events with the ability to moderate discussions.
  • You have a strong industry network of IT professionals and expert consultants, speakers and authors.

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